Archive for February, 2016

#1 Disease Infecting Most Medical Practices

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Your medical or healthcare practice is in grave danger, and you probably don’t even know it.  Any random thief can spend less than $100 and get the keys to your network. The breach could cost you millions and make your patients run for the hills. The same kind of attack cost Target $162 million.  Home […]

Hospital Pays Hackers $16.7K

Friday, February 19th, 2016

The Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles, California was recent hit with ransomware and paid 40 bitcoins, the equivalent of $16,664, to get their network back. When the attack occurred on February 5, the hospital immediately informed IT security and law enforcement agencies.  While the computer network was locked down, however, the hospital had to […]